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BRITISH IVY passing Portishead 21.11.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

BRITISH IVY passing Portishead 21.11.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

BP Tanker Co. Ltd's 1965 Lithgows, Port Glasgow, built BRITISH IVY was photographed passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth, on 21 November 1970, exactly fifty years ago today.

Later: 1982 CHARITAS

Laid up La Spezia on 21st December 1992, renamed CHAR but sent to Alang end 1993 as OHARA

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BRITISH IVY
O.N. 307976. 13,271g. 7,634n. 20,638d. 561' 0" x 73' 9" x 30' 0".
Post 1993: 12,979g. 7,784n. 20,977d.
6-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (740 x 1600mm) B&W 6-74VT2BF-160 type by J. G Kincaid & Company Ltd., Greenock. 7,500bhp.
1.7.1965: Launched by Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No. 1135) for the BP Tanker Company Ltd.
10.11.1965: Registered at London.
14.11.1965: Completed.
1982: Sold to Nova Industria Armamento S.p.A., Italy and renamed CHARITAS.
1987: Sold to Franconia S.r.l., Italy.
21.12.1992: Laid up at La Spezia
1993: Sold to Fione Shipping Company Ltd., Antigua and Barbuda and renamed CHAR.
1993: Sold to IMS Marine Services G.m.b.H., St.Vincent and The Grenadines and renamed OHARA.
21.2.1994: Arrived at Alang for demolition.
 

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